Pro-Tip: Summer learning is just a hop, skip, and a jump away!

This summer have your kiddos grab their chalk and head outside to the sidewalk! Transform a classic summer pastime into a fun learning experience for you and your kids with these three literacy-inspired sidewalk games.

Pro-Tip: Teaching Through Movies

As you probably know by now, Book Trust does not normally encourage screen time, but rather gives solutions to educate and entertain away from video games and television. Just this one time, we are going to suggest utilizing some screen time to share new lessons with your children (since we all know a little movie watching is inevitable over summer break). 

The WHY Behind Book Trust

It’s time to say a fond farewell to CEO Amy Friedman, who has been at the helm of Book Trust for over seven years. As was often our experience, Amy says it best – please enjoy her final blog post.

Pro Tip: Game Your Way Through Summer

This summer, get the family together or call over your kids' friends and start a game night (or day) together. Board games are a great way to challenge your youngsters' minds and practice a little math or reading. Plus, who doesn't love a little friendly competition!

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Pro-Tip: Light Up Your 4th of July with These Literacy Activities

Summer's in full swing and July is right around the corner! Leverage everyone's excitement around the upcoming holiday to sneak in some patriotic-themed educational activities throughout the next week. 

Pro-Tip: Find a Summer Pen Pal to Avoid the Summer Slide

Texting is cool and all, but the excitement around finding an old-school, snail mail letter in the mailbox can’t be beat! Inspire your little writer to send letters to a cousin who lives across the country, craft a card for a neighbor, or color a picture for a best friend from school.

Eagles for Impact 2018 Commercial

This year at The PLAYERS Championship, Morgan Stanley is partnering with Book Trust, a national nonprofit dedicated to removing barriers to literacy by allowing children to choose, take home and …MORE ››

Bringing the Magic: Planning My First Vino & Libri

This month we’re featuring a special guest blog post from Book Trust’s Development Coordinator, Lily Melblom-Prosser.

It’s hard to believe that four short months ago, Book Trust was not a huge part of my life.

Pro-Tip: Simple Ways to Make Summer Learning a Success

Avoid the summer slide with simple pro-tips all summer long.

Pro-Tip: Avoid the Summer Slide by Preparing for At-Home Learning Now

Whether your kids just finished their school year or it will be wrapping up in the next few weeks, now is the time to prepare for summer learning. In addition to going over your child's strengths and weaknesses with teachers as we discussed last week, there are many other ways to prep for a successful summer of at-home education!

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